Event Recaps | Mar 24, 2015 |
Sustainability, streamlined looks dominate AD Home Show
By Staff

The 14th annual Architectural Digest Home Design Show marked its largest year yet with expanded offerings, new sections, and presentations by the design industry’s top names. The expansion of the tradeshow also meant that DIFFA’s Dining by Design presentation was moved into Pier 92 for the first time.

Over 400 luxury brands brought their latest products. Benjamin Moore and Viyet showed off their color matching partnership, where a special device allowed Viyet curators to pair each item in the online marketplace with its perfect match in the Benjamin Moore paint line.

Caleb Anderson for Benjamin Moore and Viyet. Photo courtesy of Viyet.

Nicaragua’s Maderas Collective debuted its sustainably created minimalist furniture.

Image courtesy of Maderas Collective.

Also known for its sustainable practices and small spaces living solutions, French furniture and lifestyle company Ligne Roset showed off its most successful pieces such as the Peter Maly 2 bed by Peter Maly and Odessa dining table by Mario Lipparini, with living room, dining room and bedroom vignettes created in partnership with LV Wood.

Peter Maly 2 bed. Image courtesy of Ligne Roset.

As part of the expanded reFRESH section of the show, ROHL debuted its faucets and fixtures for the first time at the AD Home Show. Featuring traditional, transitional and modern designs, their product offerings suit a variety of settings and can also help projects earn LEED certification.

Liebherr demonstrated its eco-friendly refrigeration system, bioFresh. By ensuring that no cold air or warm air moves between refrigerator and freezer sections, the system not only is more efficient but also helps to keep food fresher longer.

Miele’s booth featured its new obsidian black built-in appliances, which lend a fresh, streamlined look to any kitchen.

Image courtesy of Architectural Digest.

Lefroy Brooks debuted its new sister brand, Cooper and Graham, which adds a contemporary note to the traditional product offering.

Image courtesy of Architectural Digest.

Unique and one of a kind pieces of artwork featured in MADE were featured in a gallery-like atmosphere, and ranged from sculptural pieces to unique paintings.

The AD library and bookshop, designed by Alexa Hampton with Hickory Chair, was filled with lively prints and featured vintage and newly-released selections of art and design books from Potterton Books.

Alexa Hampton. Photo by Matthew Carasella Photography for Architectural Digest.

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